NEXIS: Student Lab of Innovators Supporting Innovators

NEXIS: Student Lab of Innovators Supporting Innovators

It’s a good day at the iSchool when you walk through the ICE Box and see a few dozen excited students learning ...

The Streaming App ‘Periscope’ – and How It’s Changing Live News

The Streaming App 'Periscope' - and How It's Changing Live News

Video streaming apps have skyrocketed in popularity with the introduction of Meerkat and its widespread adoption by celebrities, especially. But the new streaming ...

Startup Roundup: Cuselight – A College Resource Network

Startup Roundup: Cuselight - A College Resource Network

Student Startup Madness (SSM), a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups, began its 2015 competition by announcing that 64 startup ...

Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

Two Syracuse University alumni have been selected to participate in the American Library Association Emerging Leaders program. This annual networking and leadership ...

Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

As strides are being made in other aspects of society, a controversial and often debated topic is the gender equality, or lack ...

NEXIS: Student Lab of Innovators Supporting Innovators

NEXIS: Student Lab of Innovators

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The Streaming App ‘Periscope’ – and How It’s Changing Live News

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Startup Roundup: Cuselight – A College Resource Network

Startup Roundup: Cuselight - A

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Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

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Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

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| March 31, 2015

NEXIS: Student Lab of Innovators Supporting Innovators

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It’s a good day at the iSchool when you walk through the ICE Box and see a few dozen excited students learning advanced technology skills from their peers. But then again, making that sort of scene a regular occurrence on campus is the goal of NEXIS-X, a community outreach and peer-to-peer workshop program hosted by → Read More

| March 30, 2015

LIS Brief: Liblishers (libraries as publishers) – A Chat with Kathryn Deiss of ACRL

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Do you remember when you had that paper to write? You barely narrowed down your topic. You kept researching, keeping up with the news, and chatting with classmates. Your professor took some time and listened to you gibber a little, but he knew you would figure it out (or at least you did). Then he introduced you to an → Read More

| March 27, 2015

The Streaming App ‘Periscope’ – and How It’s Changing Live News

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Video streaming apps have skyrocketed in popularity with the introduction of Meerkat and its widespread adoption by celebrities, especially. But the new streaming app that everyone is talking about, especially after a recent New York City building collapse, is called Periscope. Periscope is an app that is relatively easy to sign up for–you just need to → Read More

| March 26, 2015

Startup Roundup: Cuselight – A College Resource Network

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Student Startup Madness (SSM), a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups, began its 2015 competition by announcing that 64 startup teams from across the nation made it to the first round of the competition. Six teams from Syracuse University were among them. Then, according to the SSM official website, eight more teams were → Read More

| March 24, 2015

Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

ALA Emerging Leaders

Two Syracuse University alumni have been selected to participate in the American Library Association Emerging Leaders program. This annual networking and leadership development program is designed to launch newer library workers’ participation in the ALA and other professional organizations. Participants meet at the ALA Midwinter Meeting to form into workgroups, which tackle specific projects throughout → Read More

| March 23, 2015

Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

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As strides are being made in other aspects of society, a controversial and often debated topic is the gender equality, or lack thereof, in the American workforce. Most frequently cited is the shortage of women in science and technology fields, or STEM. Luckily, the presence of women at SXSW this year was a giant step → Read More

| March 20, 2015

LIS Brief: LIS Students Taking Charge

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“Filling in the Spaces” is an ongoing Library and Information Science Student Assembly (LISSA) program here at the iSchool where students lead short presentations, activities or lectures on topics they are passionate about. Students present on professional development, educational, and specialty topics ranging from copyright to salsa dancing. Yes, salsa dancing. They recognize and meet the need for both academic and recreational → Read More

| March 19, 2015

7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Jian Qin

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(Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty.Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill and Jill Hurst-Wahl) Jian Qin is a great champion for the intermingling of librarianship and data science. Her excitement about the interesting ways it can be used → Read More

| March 18, 2015

Data Roundup: An Interview with Jason Mills, Director of Big Data Technology and Analytics JPMorgan Chase

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What is Big Data? How is it analyzed and how do companies use it? Jason Mills ’95, G’96, who is the Director of Big Data Technology and Analytics at JPMorgan Chase discussed Big Data at the School of Information Studies recently. His company was one of those affected by the financial crisis that began in 2008. → Read More

| March 17, 2015

Meerkat: Live Mobile Streaming Made Easy

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Have you noticed an influx of tweets starting with “|LIVE NOW|” popping up on your feed? If the answer is yes you’ve stumbled upon Meerkat, the new iOS app that lets you stream live video to all your Twitter followers at once. It may sound like a stretch, but this convenient mobile app has the → Read More